Towards Peace

Spiritual support for survivors of abuse by Catholic Church personnel in Ireland

Contact us

Towards Peace Coordinator Ms. Una Allen, Coordinator Phone: + 353 (0) 1 5053028 Mobile: + 353 (0) 86 7710533 The service is available on Monday and Tuesday from 9am – 4pm and on Wednesday from 9am -12 noon.  For out of office hours, please call us on +353 (0) 86...
News and Events

News and Events

2021 10 February 2021: The annual Day of Prayer for Survivors and Victims of Sexual Abuse will take place on Friday 19 February 2021, the first Friday of Lent. The Day of Prayer is an initiative by Pope Francis and was first marked in Irish dioceses and parishes in...

Historical Context

Revelations of the abuse of children by Catholic Church personnel in Ireland have been shaking Ireland and the Irish Catholic Church, to the core, since the 1990s. Four major reports with a national audience have been published:2005: The Ferns Report, revealing...

FAQ

What is Towards Peace? The vision of Towards Peace is to provide a safe supportive space, where people who have been affected by abuse in a religious/church environment can be accompanied, as they seek their own experience of spiritual peace, one step at a time. ...

People

Oversight Committee In October 2018 an Oversight Committee, comprising seven members, was established to replace the thirteen member Board of Towards Peace. The Committee includes a representative from the Irish Episcopal Conference, a representative from AMRI and...